When a surgeon has had lots of patient complaints, they have 14 percent more surgical complications and problems
Surgeons sometimes mistake serious problems for normal pain after hernia surgery
Experts: Some types of infections are caused by bad cleaning and sterilization of surgical instruments
Speak up while in the hospital and help avoid doctor, surgeon, and anesthesia mistakes in the operating room
It's risky business when surgeons & anesthesiologists handle multiple procedures in different operating rooms at the same time
Delayed treatment causes Army veteran multiple surgeries, permanent injuries
Your anesthesiologist may not be in the operating room...are you fine with that?
Propofol is the dangerous anesthetic drug involved in the deaths of Michael Jackson and Joan Rivers
Patients have to be able to hold down liquids before hospital discharge
A U.S. Veterans Administration study showed that using a checklist and having simple, open communication among doctors, nurses, and the patient dramatically reduced surgical deaths.